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April 04

  • Mogae Calls On Namibia, Botswana to Strengthen Ties

    CAJ News

    FORMER Botswana President, Festus Mogae, has urged smaller nations in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to improve trade relations and cut overreliance on imports... Read more »

  • Trans Kalahari Saves Transnamib

    Namibia Economist

    An estimated 90 million tonnes of coal will flow through Namibia annually once the railway link to Botswana's rich coalfields has been completed. A memorandum of understanding to... Read more »

  • The Term Trans-Kalahari Has Assumed a New, More Significant Meaning

    Namibia Economist

    A new chapter in Namibia Botswana relations started earlier this month with the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two governments to start planning for a railway... Read more »

  • Gaborone Games a Launch Pad for Rio - RNOC Chief Bayigamba

    New Times

    RWANDA National Olympic Committee (RNOC) president Robert Bayigamba says this year's Africa Youth Games in Gaborone, Botswana will serve as Rwanda's springboard for the 2016... Read more »



April 02

  • National Service Programme Takes Off [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    The Botswana National Service Programme, popularly known as Tirelo Setshaba has started. Officiating at the programme launch on Tuesday, April 1, President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama... Read more »



April 01

  • New Visa Regulations [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    The Department of Immigration and Citizenship informs the public that VISA Regulations have been reviewed and gazetted. The announcement has been published in the Extraordinary... Read more »

  • Press Release - 4 Percent Salary Adjustment to Certain Public Office... [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    Government has decided, with effect from the 1st of April, 2014, to offer a 4% salary adjustment to certain Public Officers' cadres including ; Botswana Defence Force (BDF),... Read more »

  • Changes in Cabinet [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    His Excellency the President has, in accordance with Section 126 (2) of the Constitution, granted Honourable Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi leave of absence from her ministerial duties at... Read more »



March 31



March 28

  • Botswana DJ Dates Katima

    New Era

    Botswana house music maestro, DJ Etrofa, is performing at the Chez Ntemba club in Katima Mulilo tomorrow. Read more »

  • U.S. State Department Calls Marginalization of Bushmen a 'Principal Human Rights Concern' [press release]

    Survival International

    Kebonyeng Kepese has been arrested and beaten for hunting to feed his family. Read more »



March 27

  • Khama Announces Increment [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    H.E. President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has announced a four per cent salary increment for public servants effective April 1. Addressing public servants at Kachikau in Chobe... Read more »

  • Kitsong Centres Rescue Border Villages [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    Crossing at Bokspits border post to nearby villages in South Africa used to be routine for Mr Hans Hendricks of Vaalhoek. Read more »



March 26

  • Multimillion Pula Facelift for Shakawe [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    Government has lined up major development projects for Shakawe in the Okavango Sub-district during the financial year 2014/15, including a primary hospital, a revenue office and... Read more »

  • E-Passport to Cost Less for Minors - Khama [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    With effect from April 1, minors under the age of 16 will no longer pay the same price for an e-passport as adults. Read more »

  • His Excellency the President Appoints New Envoys [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation wishes to inform that His Excellency the President has made the following diplomatic appointments; Read more »

  • Press Statement On Phane Harvesting and Exportation [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    The Ministry of Environment Wildlife and Tourism (MEWT) through the Department of Forestry and Range Resources (DFRR) wishes to inform the general public that subject to provisions... Read more »



March 25

  • Inmates Plead for Presidential Pardon [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    Inmates at Kasane Prisons have pleaded with President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama to pardon them. Speaking during the President's visit, prisoners pleaded for clemency and... Read more »



March 24

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